June 2020

Diah Iskandriati, DVM, IPB Expert Involved in Creating mBSL-2 COVID-19 Mobile Lab


Diah Iskandriati, DVM (from IPB Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) is our biosafety expert who plays a big role in the creation of mBSL-2, BSL-2 mobile laboratories in anticipation of growing number of COVID-19 cases. Launched by President of Republic of Indonesia–Joko Widodo, this innovation allows lab to be transported dynamically to regions that are in-need of BSL-2 labs facility. Several facilities are added such as CCTV monitoring and external control air flow systems, making it an enhanced BSL-2 mobile lab. Read more >> […]

May 2020

IPB FEDS Lab & “COVID Solver”: Financial Big Data Assistance by IPB University


“COVID Solver”, the latest modeling tool innovation from IPB University’s The Financial and Economic Data Science Laboratory (FEDS Lab), utilizes big data, advanced analyses dan scientific data to serve as tool of consideration for financial and economic decisions made by the government much needed during pandemic-derived policy making. The launch was held online and attended by the Minister of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency of Republic of Indonesia. Read more >> […]

April 2020

IPB University Laboratories Assigned for COVID-19 Samples Testing


In contribution of COVID-19 pandemic measure, IPB University has assigned three (3) Biosafety Level-2 laboratories for COVID-19 samples testing. By mid-April 2020, as many as 117 samples have been analyzed using Real Time RT-PCR method standardized by the Indonesian Ministry of Health and WHO guidelines. IPB Laboratory of Medical Microbiology, Veterinary Medicine Faculty as well produce up to 250-500 Virus Transport Mediums (VTM) daily to be donated to the Health Services Agency and hospitals in need. Read more >> […]

March 2020

IPB University Ranks 59th in 2020 QS WUR by Subject: Agriculture and Forestry


IPB University once again solidified its place on worldwide rankings, by ranking within Top 60 in QS World University Ranking by Subject: Agriculture and Forestry, besides named in 2 (two) other subjects namely “Environmental Sciences” (Top 400) & “Biological Sciences” (Top 600). IPB University holds no. 1 positions nationwide for these 3 (three) subjects. This year, the prestigious QS ranks total of 151 countries, 4,763 institutions & 1,620 qualified institutions. Read more >> […]

February 2020

Elsevier Ranks IPB University 1st in the World for Oil Palm International Research Publication


According to Elsevier Research Intelligence, a reputable data center in Singapore, IPB University ranks highest in the world in term of international research publications relating to oil palm with a total of 69 published articles. This achievement was reached partly because of IPB University’s multiple partnerships from both local and foreign institutions, including many reputable universities across the world. Read more >> […]

January 2020

IPB University Intensifies Collaboration with KOICA for Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Environmental Management


Partnership between IPB University and KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency) Indonesia results in a plan to develop a Green-Bio Instrumentation Center in IPB University for high quality research. The implementation of this collaboration is planned for expected span of 7 (seven) years, starting from 2021. Training programs, scholarship grants, and development of research laboratories are part of the planned projects stemming from this collaboration. While for KOICA, this collaboration is part of the Republic of Korea’s Strategic Plan for developing countries. Read more > […]

December 2019

IPB University’s Research Performance Ranks 2nd Best in Indonesia


IPB Unversity’s research performance was ranked 2nd best in Indonesia by the Ministry of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency. The ranking was based on overall data from 2016-2018 which, among others, included the number of active researchers and foreign lecturers involved in research, journal publication and intellectual property rights. This honorable accomplishment truly credited the success to IPB University’s excellent academic atmosphere. Read more > […]

November 2019

IPB University’s Professor who Testifies Against Firms Causing Indonesian Wildfires Won “John Maddox Prize 2019”


Prof. Bambang Hero Saharjo, a fire forensics specialist and professor from Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, IPB University has won the prestigious John Maddox prize in London for his takes on companies causing major wildfires in Indonesia. Despite harsh discouragement and lawsuits, Prof. Bambang has testified more than annual fires cases smothering largely of Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia, puts health of 10 million children at risk. Read more > […]

October 2019

Ministry’s “Academic Leader Awards 2019” Granted 3 Awards For IPB University


Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of Republic of Indonesia held “Academic Leader Award 2019” granted to lecturers with remarkable innovation and leadership. Rector of IPB University—Dr. Arif Satria, together with Prof. Prof. Slamet Budijanto. and Dr. Illah Sailah from IPB Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, are awarded for category of “Lecturer with Added responsibility as University Leader”, “Lecturer” (in Technology), and “Head of Higher Education Service Body”, respectively. Read more > […]